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Finland Taps Miracle Workers Collective for Venice Biennale

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Eva Rothschild to Represent Ireland at 2019 Venice Biennale

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Cathy Wilkes to Represent Great Britain in 2019 Venice Biennale

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Canada Taps Inuit Video Collective Imusa for 2019 Venice Biennale

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Venice Biennale Sets New Attendance Record at 615,000

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Luxembourg to Move Venice Biennale Pavilion to Arsenale

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Venice – Anne Imhof: ‘Faust’ at the German Pavilion, Winner of the Golden Lion for Best Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Through November 26th, 2017

Monday, June 26th, 2017

AO On-Site – Venice: The National Pavilions at the Venice Biennale, May 13th – November 26th, 2017

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Venice Biennale Awards Ceremony, May 13th, 2017

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

AO On-Site: The 57th Annual Venice Biennale Vernissage, May 10th – 13th, 2017

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Dawn Kasper Takes Up Residence at Venice Biennale

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

AO Preview – Venice Biennale Vernissage, May 10th – 13th, 2017

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Sharon Lockhart’s Work for Venice Biennale Profiled in Art Newspaper

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Tunisia to Host National Pavilion at Venice Biennale Which Offers Free “Travel Documents”

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

On Kawara’s ‘One Million Years’ to be Performed at Venice Biennale

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Venice Biennale Spotlighting Artists in 2017 Edition Each Day

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Venice Biennale Announces Artist List for 2017 Exhibition

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Curator and Manager Withdraw from Singapore Pavilion Team for Venice Biennale

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Francis Alÿs to Show in Iraqi Pavilion for Next Year’s Venice Biennale

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Baltimore Museum of Art to Organize Mark Bradford Show at Venice Biennale

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Mark Bradford to Represent U.S. for 2017 Venice Biennale

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Venice Biennale Partners with V & A Museum for Exhibition on Artifact Preservation and Protection

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Phyllida Barlow Representing Britain at 2017 Venice Biennale

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Christine Macel Announced as Director for 57th Venice Biennale

Monday, January 25th, 2016
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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